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Mi piace il Calcio…I like Soccer

January 31, 2011

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Dear Afternoon Naps, You make me feel so much better when I am molto stanca (very tired)! After watching some Sex & the City in Italian I became even more tired. My brain has processed so much in the last 60 days! These boys wear me out and learning this new language is not as […]

Waxed to the Max and Tequila for Italians!!!

January 30, 2011

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Dear Caffe Corretto, I knew that I would forever prefer you but NOT after all the drinks that I “taste-tested” last night!! Caffe Corretto is a little espresso with Sambuca or other liquor. Probably a better idea in the daytime versus the night time. Caffe jacks me up! Probably always better solo, not after mounds of […]

The Ribbed Pipe…

January 28, 2011

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Dear Locorotundo, The white wine that I have never had. I just like the name more than the flavor but any wine on Friday is fantastic to me. I am always so pleased and excited when the weekend graces me with its presence (and presents!) when I am lucky enough. This wine is from the area […]

He laughs so hard he pees his pants…

January 27, 2011

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Dear Fax Machine, A 7-page document cost me 5 Euro just to send here in Rome! I still don’t even quite understand what the hell that I signed but T helped me to translate and sent me down the street to have it faxed. You can walk in to many shops and Tabaccherias (place to […]

“You don’t kiss me hello???”

January 27, 2011

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Dear Popcorn, I finally got to enjoy not only popcorn but a real movie at the cinema! The popcorn was not the buttery goodness that always gives me an upset stomach at home but goodness with excess salt. I was invited to the cinema with the nice boy from the ristorante that I spent 4 hours […]

Italians drive fast…Nothing else they do is FAST!

January 25, 2011

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Dear Biglietto, If I wanted to purchase a “monthly” bus ticket (biglietto), which I considered, I should have tried it last month. I don’t even know where to purchase one but the place that sells the  bus tickets is called a Biglietteria, I do know that much. Now that I have 26 years, the price goes up for old people! […]

Cinquanta giorni a Roma…50 days in Rome!

January 24, 2011

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Dear Italian Course, I have been in school now for 2 weeks and have 2 weeks to go. I realized and counted…50 days I have been here. This language is molto difficile…(very difficult…)! Sure, I can get by so far but I want to speak correctly with less mistakes sooner than later. I believe that the […]